Manchester libraries will host a festival of events to honour our city’s pioneering Black women.
Manchester Central Library Development trust secures funding to support new dual language book gifting initiative
Manchester Central Library Development trust has secured £8,000 to support an initiative that aims to reflect the city’s diverse communities and, ensure all can experience the benefits of reading.
Abraham Moss Library and Leisure Centre reopened on 12 August, following the completion of its multi-million investment from Manchester City Council.
The well-loved summer reading challenge returns to Manchester libraries this summer after being launched with school children in Central Library earlier this week
Manchester has been unveiled as one of cities taking centre stage in a summer tour to celebrate the Black British Book Festival this year.
The Public Libraries User Survey was carried out in all 22 of Manchester’s public libraries in February 2023.
From heritage walks and historical talks, there’s plenty of events happening in libraries across the city for Local and Community History Month.
Jill Furmanovsky exhibition launches at Manchester Central Library 'Photographing the Invisible', 50 years of rock photography
The first ever exhibition of a life’s work by renowned music photographer Jill Furmanovsky at Manchester City Library from April 15 to June 24, 2023. Admission free.
Adult library users from across the city are being urged to have their say in the Public Library User Survey (PLUS) that will start on the 13 February.
The book gifting campaign has distributed over 150,000 books to Mancunian children since March 2020.
The first group of organisations will begin serving local people next week (Tuesday 15 November) as the new community, integrated health and learning hub is completed.
Plaque unveiling to commemorate an important part of Manchester's theatrical past Manchester City Council have unveiled a plaque at Central Library to commemorate the Library Theatre Company.
The winners of the Our Year: Our Card competition have been announced and the winners received printed copies of their library card designs yesterday (4 October).
Exhibitions, live music, talks, theatre performances and storytelling are all part of Manchester Libraries’ celebration of this year’s Black History Month. All events are free to attend.
Today Manchester City Council launched a library photo and video Exhibition to commemorate the life of the late Queen Elizabeth II and her visits to Manchester.
Read Manchester and Manchester Libraries have collaborated to launch an exciting new opportunity for children and young people to redesign the city’s library cards for its younger readers.
From the 1 April 2022 adults will no longer need to pay fines if they return their books later than the due date. If books are never returned lost book charges will still apply.
The Grade II library is set to be enhanced and receive a complete redecoration this month.
Manchester Central Library is from today ( 6 January 2022) playing a key role in making the 1921 Census for England and Wales freely available to view.
Manchester Central Library will play a key role in making the 1921 Census for England and Wales freely available to view when it is published online by Findmypast on 6 January 2022.
Manchester Central Library Development Trust have teamed up with Read Manchester to make a difference to children and young people in Manchester this Christmas.
Manchester libraries are counting down the days to Monday, 19 July when they can finally return to offering a pre-pandemic service to all their customers.
Manchester City Council joins forces with British Library to roll-out small business support across Greater Manchester
Manchester City Council has joined forces with the British Library to roll-out small business support to Greater Manchester, Blackpool and Lancaster and turbocharge the local economy.
Voices of local activism from the past are brought into the present in a new musical project live-streamed from Manchester Central Library.
Manchester Libraries have worked through an incredibly busy time since the official reopening of its services on 12th April. However, it is expected that the popular service will see a further increase from today, 21 June, with the opening hours of libraries increasing and closing hours the same as pre-COVID.
With the gradual opening of libraries following the easing of lockdown restrictions, thousands of visitors have taken the opportunity to return to libraries across the city.
Manchester Libraries will be joining libraries up and down the country to celebrate Libraries Week from 5 - 10 October - an annual event showcasing what libraries have to offer and the vital role they play in local communities.
Manchester City Council will begin the phased process of safely welcoming residents back to their local libraries from Saturday 4 July.